Following participation in McDonald's LEAD Program, Jordan is using her passion for the environment to help forge sustainability


Jordan is a future sustainability leader working for McDonalds

Jordan is a future sustainability leader working for McDonald's

 September 02, 2020

Jordan is a Department Manager at McDonald's in Australia. She is also a future leader in sustainability.

A growing interest in the environment 

Jordan started working at McDonald’s when she was 14 years old.

"At the time, I didn’t know what I wanted to do long-term - but over the years, my interest in sustainability and protecting the environment really took off," she explains.

Eventually, Jordan knew she wanted to study sustainability in college. She pursued that dream, and earned a Bachelor of Business degree with a double major in events and sustainable tourism.

Balancing her work and studies 

Jordan continued working at McDonald’s throughout her studies. "I’m so glad the management team at my restaurant encouraged me to keep up with my coursework and earn my degree," she explains. "Truthfully, they helped me push myself to limits I didn't think I could reach."

"I’m proud to say that since graduating, I’ve continued to work at the same McDonald’s restaurant – all while continuing my education in sustainability," she adds.

Taking part in McDonald's LEAD Program

Jordan was chosen to take part in McDonald’s LEAD Program, enabling her to work on a critical business project that she presented to senior leadership for McDonald’s Australia.

Now Jordan is working to help develop a sustainability initiative that could be rolled out for McDonald’s restaurants across the country.

"I’m so looking forward to furthering my knowledge of sustainability and helping determine how McDonald’s, as a brand, can help the environment," she says. 

"Our size and scale give us the potential to make real, positive change around the world – and I hope to see it happen."


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